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Maryland Senator On Gun Control Referendum: 'Bring It On'

Supporters of the gun control legislation passed in Maryland this legislative session are confident that the legislation banning assault weapons and large magazines will hold up to a referendum.

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The Latest On The Boston Investigation And The Limits Of Security

The latest on the investigation into the deadly Boston explosions and new questions on the limits of security.

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Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion, Boston Bombings And Ricin Letters

Latest on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion, the Boston bombings and suspicious letters addressed to President Obama and several others.

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System For Monitoring Maryland Pipes Flawed

A water main break in Chevy Chase, Md., left a massive crater in Connecticut Avenue last month, which has brought renewed attention to the way pipes are monitored.

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Maryland Wants To Set Example For Gun Control

Maryland Lawmakers are hoping their new gun control legislation will spur other states to act.

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Sexual Assault On Campus

An estimated one in five college women are sexually assaulted on campus. Students are angry at how universities handle rape cases, and they're using social media to teach each other how to use Title IX to hold colleges accountable.

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Flight Attendants Push To Keep Small Knife Ban

Flight attendants at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport are soliciting the public to help fight a decision by the TSA would relax the ban on carrying small knives onto planes.

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Silver Spring Apartment Fire Leaves One Critical

A two-alarm fire in a Maryland apartment building has left one person in critical condition, several afflicted with smoke-related injuries, and many more displaced.

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Why Texting And Driving May Soon Get You Pulled Over In Virginia

Virginia lawmakers are expected to give final approval to a bill making distracted driving a primary offense, but safety advocates are calling for residents of the Commonwealth to go beyond.

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Cheverly Woman's Death Highlights Dangers Of Hoarding

Hoarding behavior may not only have contributed to a deadly house fire in Prince George's County over the weekend, but prevented fire fighters from responding to it adequately.

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